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STATUE OF DIANA ON PEDESTAL, ABOUT 1 KILOMETRE NORTH WEST OF LONGFORD CASTLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: STATUE OF DIANA ON PEDESTAL, ABOUT 1 KILOMETRE NORTH WEST OF LONGFORD CASTLE

List entry Number: 1023836

Location

STATUE OF DIANA ON PEDESTAL, ABOUT 1 KILOMETRE NORTH WEST OF LONGFORD CASTLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Odstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319514

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Details

SU 12 NE ODSTOCK LONGFORD PARK

5/133 Statue of Diana on pedestal, about 1 km north west of Longford Castle

GV II

Statue on pedestal. at NGR 1610 2717 C18. Unknown sculptor. Limestone. Square plinth and pedestal. Three steps up to plinth supporting pedestal. Each face of pedestal has circular panel with egg-and-dart ornament, set in cyma-moulded square panel. Plaques have carved relief scenes depicting Brittania seated or standing, with coastal scenery and Latin inscriptions. A finely carved slightly less than life-size statue of Diana stands on pedestal, holding a shield with a classical male head in relief. Occupies a prominent position in the park, overlooking Longford Castle to the south east.

Listing NGR: SU1611027173

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 16110 27173

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